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" "  Ride the wave on over to Bondi for Surf’s Up
Thu, 25 Jan 2018

Media Release:  Don’t miss out on a series of one-off events and workshops at the Bondi Pavilion this February as we celebrate what we love about summer.

" "  Lifeguard Challenge – Waverley Vs Sutherland Shire Raising Money for Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation
Wed, 24 Jan 2018

Media Release: Lifeguards from Sutherland Shire and Waverley Councils are joining forces on 11 February 2018 to get on board (literally!) and help raise funds for the Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation (SCHF) in purchasing additional lifesaving equipment for sick kids.

" "  Local Lawn Bowls Clubs Battle it Out in Mayoral Cup
Thu, 18 Jan 2018

Media Release: Local Bowling Clubs will battle it out in the 10th Mayoral Lawn Bowls Cup to claim the prestigious title this Sunday, 21 January at Waverley Bowling Club.

" "  Get snap happy and win prizes in our Youth Photo Competition
Thu, 18 Jan 2018

Media Release: Waverley Council is encouraging teenagers to get involved in our Youth Photo Competition to have their images published and win great prizes.

" "  Australia Day 2018 - Bronte Road Closures
Tue, 16 Jan 2018

This Australia Day, Bronte Road will become one-way westbound, between Nelson Avenue and Gardyne Street on Friday 26 January 26 January 2018, between 8.30am and 8pm and Gardyne Street, St Thomas Street and Yanko Avenue will be open to resident vehicles only.

" "  Stay safe at the beach this holiday season
Sun, 24 Dec 2017

Media Release: Waverley Council is urging everyone to stay safe by following lifeguard directions and obeying signage on our beaches this holiday season.

" "  False development article in The Beast magazine
Fri, 22 Dec 2017

Media Statement: The article published in the January edition of The Beast magazine claiming a new residential development will force the eviction of Waverley Cemetery residents is false and completely untrue.

" "  Say “watt?” Lighting Pilot Project Launched with The Heart of Bondi switched
Fri, 15 Dec 2017

Media Release: Waverley Council is thrilled to switch on a nine metre interactive installation called The Heart of Bondi in Oxford Street Mall next Monday, 18 December at 7.30pm.

" "  State Governments backflip on reimbursement of amalgamation preparation costs
Wed, 13 Dec 2017

Media Release: Waverley Council is disappointed by the State Governments backflip to reimburse preparation costs for the proposed Local Government amalgamations.

" "  Nominations open for Waverley Planning Panel Community Representatives
Tue, 12 Dec 2017

Nominations Open: Council is currently seeking nominations for community representatives to its new Planning Panel.

" "  Lifeguards resuscitate man - Bondi Beach
Tue, 05 Dec 2017

Media Statement: Lifeguards have resuscitated a man in his twenties this afternoon at Bondi Beach.

" "  Bondi Pavilion Stakeholder Committee Announced
Thu, 30 Nov 2017

Media Release: Members of the newly created Bondi Pavilion Stakeholder Committee were announced at Council Meeting held last week.

" "  We need you to shape the future of Waverley
Tue, 28 Nov 2017

Media Release: Following each council election, every Council is required to review their Community Strategic Plan.

" "  Kate Cole-Adams crowned this year’s Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award winner
Wed, 22 Nov 2017

Media Release: Waverley Council is delighted to announce Anaesthesia: The Gift of Oblivion and the Mystery of Consciousness by Kate Cole-Adams, the winner of the 2017 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award.

" "  Waverley Council celebrates marriage equality results
Wed, 15 Nov 2017

Media Release: Waverley Council is delighted with the results of the marriage equality survey announced this morning.

" "  Council seeking public assistance for flood study
Wed, 15 Nov 2017

Media Release: Waverley Council is calling on residents and business owners to share their experience and ideas to improve flood management in the Local Government Area.

" "  Brightest and Best Business Winners Announced
Tue, 14 Nov 2017

Media Release: The winners of the Brightest and Best Business Awards were announced at a stellar gala dinner last night at Easts Leagues Club.

" "  Council launches free public Wi-Fi – Bondi Junction
Fri, 10 Nov 2017

Media Release: Waverley Council has launched free Wi-Fi for the public in Bondi Junction thanks to a generous grant by the State Government.

" "  Council working hard to address dockless bike teething problems
Mon, 30 Oct 2017

Media Release: Waverley Mayor, John Wakefield is determined to find a solution to the teething problems that new bike share operators are facing in the area.

" "  Free program helping Eastern Suburbs residents reduce their energy bills
Wed, 25 Oct 2017

Media Release: With recent electricity price hikes of up to 30 per cent affecting most homes, Waverley and Woollahra Councils have teamed up with non-profit initiative Our Energy Future to help Eastern Suburbs residents find ways to cut their energy bills.